Teen Summer Reading Program

Monday, June 1, 2015

Let the Reading Begin!

CLICK HERE to begin submitting your reviews.

Your first review earns you a prize from the prize box, and your sixth wins you a book! Stop by the library any time to pick up your prizes.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

June and July Programs

June

Comics and Animation 6/4/2015
Interested in comics and cartoons? Stop by to listen to guest speaker, Dylan Sands, as he discusses his experience with comics and animation! Click Here To Register!

Adventures in LARPing 6/11/15

Have you ever wanted to take part in a medieval sword fight? Then LARP, or Live Action Role Play, is for you! Amtgard: The Kingdom of Tal Dagore group will be stopping by to talk about what they do, demonstrate their different weapons, as well as bring extra weapons for participants to use (don't worry, all the weapons are foam!). In compliance with Amtgard's policy, waivers must be signed and turned in on the day of the program and teens younger than the age of 14 must have a parent present during participation. Waivers will be available at the front desk or they may be filled out the day of the program. Click Here To Register!

Superhero Swag 6/18/2015

Break out the Modge Podge and old comic book pages and get ready for a super fashion statement! Bring in your own items (shoes, bracelets, coasters, flower pots, etc.) or use our materials to create comic book accessories or decorations! Click Here To Register!

Epic Showdown: Heroes Versus Villains 6/25/2015

Teens will be broken up into two groups (Villains and Heroes) and will compete in a series of mini-games to determine the victor! Click Here To Register!





July


Blacklight Party 7/9/2015

The lights are going out and the black lights are coming on! Wear your bright clothes and have some fun playing games, painting, and enjoying glowing snacks! Click Here To Register!

Cosplay Creations 7/16/2015

Cosplay (or costume play) is the practice of dressing up as a character from a book, movie, video game etc. We will have guest speakers from the Cosplay Guild who will talk about their techniques, show off some of their creations, and will answer your questions about Cosplay. Click Here To Register!

Breakfast of Champions 7/23/15

Wear your pajamas and enjoy some cereal as you watch cartoons at the library! Just like Saturday morning, but on a Thursday afternoon! Click Here To Register!

Super Final: Christian County Library Comic Con 7/30/15

Join us for the Christian County Library Comic Con! There will be a variety of things to do like a Super Smash Bros tournament, games, snacks, and more! Feel free to dress up as your favorite fictional characters and geek out as much as you would like! Click Here To Register!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

April and May 2015 Teen Programs

Fanfiction Contest
Entries due by April 20th
Get your computers or pens ready for the Teen Fanfiction Contest! Pick a fandom (or fandoms for crossovers) and start writing your own short fanfiction. Entries should be no more than six pages. Include a cover page with your name and the title of your fic. Make sure that your story is original, and turn in your entry to the Christian County Library by April 20th, 2015. Winners will be announced April 27th, and will receive a special quill.

Teen Book Club
Friday, May 1st, 3:30pm
Join our teen book club, meeting every first Friday in the Netzer Room. No registration required.

Star Wars: Revenge of the 5th at Collectomaniacs
May 5th, 3pm at Collectomaniacs in Ozark
Stop by Collectomaniacs (1459 West South Street, Ozark, MO 65721) on Revenge of the Fifth (May 5th) to celebrate Star Wars! We will have a table with a make and take Star Wars themed craft. Afterwards, take a look around at all the amazing things at Collectomaniacs! . No registration required.

Geeks United: Quidditch! 
Saturday, May 16, 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy anime, graphic novels, fantasy, sci-fi and all things geeky? Join Geeks United! Meet fellow geeks and share your interests with a new theme each month. This month, we will be playing Muggle Quidditch! We had loads of fun last time we played and we're excited to do this program again! Registration opens three weeks in advance.


Friday, January 16, 2015

February and March 2015 Teen Programs

Travel to Japan
Thursday, February 5, 3:30 p.m.
Are you an anime/manga fan? Or just interested in Japanese culture? Join us to learn how to make a traditional Japanese snack, how to introduce yourself in Japanese, and write your name in Japanese! Registration opens January 15. CLICK HERE to Register

Teen Book Club
Friday, February 6, 3:30pm
Join our teen book club, meeting every first Friday in the Netzer Room. No registration required.

Unvalentine’s Party
Friday, February 13, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Sick of all of the lovey-dovey Valentine's Day stuff out there? Come to our Unvalentine's Day party on Friday the 13th! Listen to some antilove songs, make Unvalentine's Day cards, and have an Unvalentine's Day poem contest.

Geeks United: Anime
Friday, February 20, 3:00pm 
Enjoy anime, graphic novels, fantasy, sci-fi and all things geeky? Join Geeks United! Meet fellow geeks and share your interests with a new theme each month. Registration opens three weeks in advance. CLICK HERE to Register

Travel to Germany
Thursday, March 5, 4:00 p.m.
Learn a little about German culture, history, and language at Christian County Library! No registration required.

Teen Book Club
Friday, March 6, 3:30pm
Join our teen book club, meeting every first Friday in the Netzer Room. No registration required.

Teen Trivia Night
Thursday, March 19, 4:00 p.m
Ditch the smart phones and get your thinking caps ready!  Come to Teen Trivia Night to test your knowledge of pop-culture, literature, history, and more!  Registration opens February 26. CLICK HERE to Register

Geeks United: Sci-Fi
Friday, February 20, 3:00pm 
Enjoy anime, graphic novels, fantasy, sci-fi and all things geeky? Join Geeks United! Meet fellow geeks and share your interests with a new theme each month. Registration opens three weeks in advance. CLICK HERE to Register

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

December 2014 and January 2015 Teen Programs

Travel to Japan

Are you an anime/manga fan? Or just interested in Japanese culture? Join us to learn how to make a traditional Japanese snack, how to introduce yourself in Japanese, and write your name in Japanese! Registration opens November 13.
Thursday, December 4, 3:30 p.m.


Ugly Sweater Party

Join us for a holiday ugly sweater party! All you need to do is bring a blank sweater and we'll provide the materials to make it ugly (or pretty, if you like)! We will also play some games and eat snacks. No registration required.
Thursday, December 18, 5:00 p.m.


Make a Terrarium

Are you missing the outdoors during the winter months? Then why not bring the outdoors to you! Join us for a class in how to make a terrarium with a literary twist! Registration opens December 11.
Thursday, January 8, 4:00 p.m.


The World of Steampunk

Journey to the world of Steampunk, the increasingly popular genre that combines Victorian fashion and science fiction! Learn about Steampunk and make Steampunk accessories! Registration opens January 2.
Thursday, January 23, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

International Games Day

It’s time for  the seventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries across the world.  Bring the whole family to play board games, card games, video games, and more. Refreshments served. Door prize drawings throughout the event.  Registration opens October 25. CLICK HERE to register online.

Saturday, November 15, 12:00-4:30

Survive the Hunger Games

Join us at the Christian County Library to celebrate the release of Mockingjay Part I in theaters! Learn basic survival skills, test your Hunger Games knowledge, and have fun! Registration opens October 30. CLICK HERE to register online.

Thursday, November 20, 4:30 p.m.